- TripBuzz found 187 things to do with kids in or near Chanhassen, Minnesota, including 181 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Paul, Minneapolis, Shakopee and Burnsville.
- From Lake Ann Park to Chanhassen Cinema, the Chanhassen area offers 82 different types of family activities, including: Walking Trails, Movie Theaters, Theaters and Forests.
- Chanhassen lies approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis. The largest professional dinner theater in the country is located within the medium sized city. A strong emphasis on city parks and the closeness of several small lakes also mean that there are a multitude of outdoor recreational options, including a skate park and several trails.
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3675 Arboretum Drive, P.O. Box 39, Chanhassen, MN 55317 MoreLess Info
An affiliate of the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is both a fun and educational place to visit. It features a number of public gardens with various plant and tree collections. There are also sculptures, a restaurant and gift shop on-site to enhance the experience.
On the grounds of the Temple of ECK, Temple of ECK Contemplation Trails offer meditation strolls through fields of prairie grass and natural forest. Views of nearby Lake Louise are available, and signs with spiritual quotes adorn the path.
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6900 Ches Mar Drive, Chanhassen, MN 55317 MoreLess Info
Situated on a wide lake amid woodlands, Carver County Minnewashta Park hosts recreational space including an off-leash dog park and beach area. Visitors can boat, fish, hike, swim, play volleyball, picnic, or observe wildlife.
As a non-profit theater, Homeward Bound Theatre Inc offers acting classes and workshops for grades K-12 and adults. Visitors can watch performances, ranging from musicals to plays, put on by these classes in the theater.
Old Log is a theater for stage productions of contemporary musicals and plays. It produces children's shows during summer and the holiday season. It is one of the longest running theater companies in the country and is known for their quality productions.
Offering boat excursions, Lady of the Lake Cruise travels along Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior. Each public cruise is narrated, additionally, a paddlewheeler can be rented for weddings, receptions or birthday celebrations.
With three theaters available, Exclesior Dock Cinema 3 offers the latest films in its historic auditoriums. The concession stand serves popcorn with real butter. The outside of the theater has two large camera sculptures next to the name.
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615 N 5th Street, Cannon Falls, MN 55009 MoreLess Info
Cannon Falls Canoe & Bike Rental is a rental company that supports activities such as rafting, biking, kayaking, and canoeing. The company has used equipment for sale and is situated nearby the Cannon Valley Bike Trail.